A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tejar in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us1000g9i4. Event ids that are associated: us1000g9i4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.2023° West, 9.7144° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:15:18 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 06:15:18 / August 15, 2018 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siquirres, Mercedes, Pocora. Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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